Don't Let Go

Movie review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Violent thriller has great performances, lackluster plot.

R 2019 103 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 14+

Very disappointing film

Don’t let go is a trick title because you absolutely should let go of this film. It’s just poorly made. The plot and the characters are paper thin. You won’t care about anything because it’s all so weak. I hope Storm Reid gets better work in the future.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
age 15+

Rated R for violence, but it's the previews before the movie that are the REAL "R" Rating..smh

This movie showed the bond between an uncle and niece which was really sweet. It was interesting with the past, present, and future twists and turns, but with the typical and predictable "crooked cops" theme that is shown sooooo often. One thing to beware of that frankly REALLY pissed me off was the previews they chose to show BEFORE the movie. Not all "R" rated movies are created equal. For instance, this one was rated "R" because of the murders, violence, and language. HOWEVER, the "R" rated movie previews FULL of sex and may-as-well-be-naked strippers and so much vulgarity and sexual stuff made me want to leave the theater before the movie started. In my eyes, previews should match the same R rating criteria as the movie being shown. The previews were sick and quite frankly I may as well had taken my teen sons to see Hustlers in all its glory being as how they showed SOOOO much of the movie in the previews...not to mention the other sick preview about the guy with the twisted iPhone "Siri" character who was in one scene making him sexually molest her by inserting the phone charger in and out and moaning and groaning...I mean really?

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence

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